Covid-19 TRANSAS Chapter 4 figures

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Figure 15: Average frequency of shopping by grocery channel over time

Type of shop Number of days per week
Feb / March 2020 (pre-COVID) Spring 2020 lockdown Oct-20
Large supermarket, hypermarket or discounter 1.6 1 1.1
Smaller food shop (e.g. convenience store, greengrocer, express supermarket) 1.5 1.2 1.2
Home delivery over the internet from a supermarket 0.22 0.27 0.35
Click & collect (order groceries online but collect yourself) 0.07 0.1 0.13
Receive a delivery from friends / family / neighbours / volunteer service) 0.1 0.2 0.1
Visit a foodbank 0 0 0.1

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Figure 16: Changes in mode share to supermarkets between February/early March 2020 (pre-Covid) and October 2020

Before lockdown Mode share October 2020
Transport mode N Percentage Percentage of that category Transport mode N Percentage
Car 3472 74% Car 93% Car 3748 74%
Public transport 1%
Cycle 1%
Public transport 398 8% Car 26% Public transport 249 5%
Public transport 42%
Cycle 2%
Walk 28%
Other 3%
Cycle 43 1% Car 14% Cycle 54 1%
Public transport 2%
Cycle 58%
Walk 23%
Other 2%
Walk 782 15% Car 18% Walk 950 19%
Cycle 2%
Walk 75%
Other 2%
Other 122 2% Car 22% Other 87 2%
Public transport 2%
Cycle 100%
Walk 50%
Other 25%

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Figure 17: Changes in mode share to small shops between February/early March 2020 (pre-Covid) and October 2020

Before lockdown Mode share October 2020
Transport mode N Percentage Percentage of that category Transport mode N Percentage
Car 1729 35% Car 71% Car 1649 34%
Public transport 1%
Cycle 26%
Public transport 185 4% Car 14% Public transport 89 2%
Public transport 20%
Cycle 1%
Walk 61%
Other 4%
Cycle 54 1% Car 11% Cycle 63 1%
Public transport 2%
Cycle 50%
Walk 37%
Walk 2773 56% Car 13% Walk 3057 62%
Cycle 1%
Walk 83%
Other 1%
Other 175 4% Car 7% Other 58 1%
Public transport 1%
Walk 86%
Other 6%

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Figure 18: Proportion of the sample in each home delivery change segment

Lockdown Nevers Stoppers Reducers Consistents Increasers Starters
Before COVID spring lockdown 47.10% 16.30% 3.60% 14.20% 9.10% 9.70%
Spring lockdown to October 2020 53.60% 4.20% 2.90% 19.30% 9.70% 10.50%

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Figure 19: Mean days per week each shopping change segment used home delivery

Time Mean days per week
Stoppers Users* Starters
Pre-COVID N-9,362 0.3 0.6 0
Spring lockdown N=9,362 0 0.8 0.7
October 2020 N=6,209 0 0.9 1

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Figure 20: Proportion of those with or without any household member shielding from Covid-19 in either survey wave

Covid-19 risk level Nevers Stoppers Reducers Consistents Increasers Starters
Shielding 38% 4% 2% 19% 21% 16%
Other high risk 43% 3% 2% 22% 18% 14%
No Risk 51% 3% 1% 23% 14% 8%

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Figure 21: Change in uses of ‘main’ food shopping channels between February/early March 2020 (pre-Covid) and October

February / March 2020 Shift October 2020
Main shopping channel N Percentage Main shopping channel Percentage of that category Main shopping channel N Percentage
Supermarket 2080 34% Supermarket 42% Supermarket 1369 22%
Small shops 10%
Online delivery 4%
Small shops 1246 20% Supermarket 8% Small shops 1065 17%
Small shops 42%
Online delivery 3%
Online delivery 89 1% Supermarket 3% Online delivery 335 5%
Small shops 5%
Online delivery 58%

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Figure 22: Average days per week visiting each shopping channel at each time point associated with level of working from home at that point

Shopping channel Time frame Mean days per week shopping channel was visited
No WFH Some WFH 100% WFH
Supermarket Feb/Mar 2020 1.6 1.49 1.61
Spring Lockdown 1.34 1.24 1
Oct 2020 1.24 1.16 1.06
Small shops Feb/Mar 2020 1.47 1.67 1.53
Spring Lockdown 1.3 1.2 1.14
Oct 2020 1.22 1.34 1.09
Home delivery Feb/Mar 2020 0.2 0.31 0.35
Spring Lockdown 0.16 0.31 0.28
Oct 2020 0.26 0.52 0.36

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Figure 23: Relationship between the home delivery frequency change segments and the working from home change segments (p>0.001)

Working from home change segments WFH – Nevers Reducers Consistents Increasers Starters
Home Delivery – Nevers 49% 3% 5% 12% 32%
Stoppers 53% 3% 6% 10% 27%
Reducers 48% 2% 7% 16% 27%
Consistents 39% 2% 7% 18% 32%
Increasers 38% 2% 9% 17% 35%
Starters 30% 2% 10% 12% 45%
Working sample average 43% 2% 7% 14% 33%

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